e-APP: Mexico Launches State-of-the-art e-Register of Apostilles

[español]  Mexico joins the growing list of jurisdictions that have implemented at least one of the components of the electronic Apostille Pilot Program (e-APP). The Secretaría de Gobernación (the equivalent of the Ministry of the Interior), which is the Competent Authority at the federal level and which issues Apostilles for all public documents executed by the...

más información


Revamped Apostille Section

The Permanent Bureau is pleased to launch a revised and improved version of the popular Apostille Section of the Hague Conference website. The centrepiece of the revamped Section is the electronic version of the “ABCs of Apostilles” – a new brochure that provides basic information about the Apostille Convention and which will assist the millions of users of the Apostille...

más información


African Governments urged to adopt Hague Conventions on Children

High officials, judges and other experts from States in the Southern and Eastern African Region call for closer inter-State co-operation to protect vulnerable children in cross-frontier situations, and support implementation of the Hague Children's Conventions and the Apostille Convention The Seminar on Cross-Frontier Child Protection in the Southern and Eastern African Region was...

más información




Peru joins Hague Apostille Convention

On Wednesday 13 January 2010, Peru deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, bringing the total number of Contracting States to 98. At the ceremony, which took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, the Embassy of Peru was represented by H.E. Ambassador Allan...

más información